Reading Lab at Psychonomics 2022

The 63rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society was held November 17-20, 2022 in Boston, MA, USA. This conference brings together researchers that study the fundamental properties of how the mind works by using behavioral techniques to better understand mental functioning. Reading Lab MSc student Heather Wild presented poster “Valence effects in language learning apps.” […]

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Mental Lexicon 2022 conference

The 12th Mental Lexicon conference was held in person October 11-14, 2022 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. The conference brought together psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic, and computational research on the representation and processing of words in the mind/brain. We are so proud of all of our Reading Lab student presenters at Mental Lexicon 2022. Special congrats to MSc […]

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Dr. Victor Kuperman at Applied Linguistics Symposium, Michigan State University on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022

Dr. Victor Kuperman presented today at the Applied Linguistics Spring Symposium as an invited speaker. Full abstract below: Reflection of the language background and proficiency in eye-movements while reading texts in English as second language. This talk will present the Multilingual Eye Movements Corpus (MECO), a new collection of eye movements recorded from speakers of […]

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Virtual Words in the World International Conference

The Words in the World International Conference began today, and the Reading Lab was well represented: Heather Wild, Gaisha Oralova, Melda Coskun, Nadia Lana, and Kelly Nisbet presented, as well as Reading Lab alumni Bryor Snefjella, Sean McCarron and Daniel Schmidtke. The full conference schedule can be found here. Reading Lab alum Bryor Snefjella presented […]

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60th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society

Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen, Gaisha Oralova, Melda Coskun, Nadia Lana, Vincent Porretta and Victor Kuperman presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Montreal. Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen presented “Looking toward the future: Written narratives predict loneliness in older adults” Gaisha Oralova presented “The time course of lexical and semantic effects of complex word recognition: A […]

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Kelly Nisbet and Victor Kuperman presented at the 20th European Conference on Eye Movements

The 20th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM 2019) took place from Sunday, August 18th, to Thursday, August 22nd, in Alicante, Spain. Kelly Nisbet presented about her work about factors that influence attaining proficiency in English. Victor Kuperman presented about the Multilingual Eye-movement Corpus (MECO), a collaborative international project that addresses the need for comparable […]

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26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading

Sean McCarron, Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen, Kelly Nisbet, Melda Coskun, Gaisha Oralova, Victor Kuperman and Nadia Lana presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading took place in Toronto from Wednesday, July 17 to Saturday, July 20.  Sean McCarron presented his work about the Author Recognition Test – is it a […]

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